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  • Public Affairs Officer Ellen Masi and the Director Genral for the National Agency for the Promotion of Investments Dr. Bwabwa wa Kayembe. (State Dept. Images)

    US Embassy Sponsors 'Startup Weekend Kinshasa'

    US Embassy Kinshasa was a proud sponsor of Startup Weekend Kinshasa, a unique weekend to participate in the emergence of innovative startups in the field of ICT. If you want to learn more about activities showcased during the event, visit ...

  • USAID Awards Scholarships to 72 primary school girls

    USAID Awards Scholarships to 72 primary school girls

    On October 7, 2014, USAID distributed scholarships to 72 girls from the public Primary School (EP) 7 Kimpangi in the Kintambo commune.

  • DCM Madison discussing “I Have a Dream” at the IRC. (State Dept. Images)

    DCM E. Madison Reflects on the 'I Have a Dream' Speech

    To honor the 51st anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Madison spoke to approximately 40 students and visitors to the Embassy’s Information Resource Center about the significance of the historical speech.

  • OSC Organizes 2nd Edition of Lion Rouge Training

    OSC Organizes 2nd Edition of Lion Rouge Training

    From July 7 to 28, the Embassy’s Office of Security Cooperation (OSC) organized a series of trainings at the Kitona base in the Bas-Congo province. The program was called “Nkosi Mutane”, or “Lion Rouge II.

  • NBA Sports Envoys Visit Kinshasa!

    NBA Sports Envoys Visit Kinshasa!

    U.S. Embassy Kinshasa was excited to welcome two sports envoys, WNBA star Ruth Riley and NBA star Cedric Ceballos, to the DRC as part of the Department of State’s SportsUnited Program.

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  • Dr. Jill Biden giving a speech. (State Dept. Images)
    Fourth of July Highlights Key Programs

    Embassy Kinshasa celebrated Independence Day with a representational reception at the Ambassador's Residence. The reception's guest list was focused on high-level figures in government, private sector, and civil society, as well as program alumni and members of the YALI Network.   »

  • Secretary of State John Kerry during the press conference in Kinshasa. (State Dept. Images)
    Secretary of State John Kerry Visits Kinshasa

    From May 3 to 4, 2014, Secretary of State John Kerry visited Kinshasa as part of an African trip that brought him to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Juba, South Sudan; and Luanda, Angola. On May 3rd, U.S. Secretary of State Kerry met with Foreign Minister Raymond Tshibanda for a brief meeting at the airport. 

  • Marie-Dolorose Masika Woman of Courage 2014
    Marie-Dolorose Masika Woman of Courage 2014

    On April 2, 2014, US Embassy Kinshasa awarded Marie-Dolorose Masika with the 2014 Woman of Courage Award. Marie-Dolorose Masika is the founder of FEPSI, an NGO based in Butembo (North Kivu) which manages a hospital and offers comprehensive support to female victims of sexual violence.  

  • Male dancers during performance. (state Dept. Images)
    Rythm in Motion Celebrates Black History Month

    Embassy Kinshasa sponsored Rhythm in Motion, a musical and dance performance that commemorated Black History Month and highlighted the contributions of Africans and African-Americans to mainstream American dance. Over 300 people attended the event on March 1.  

  • Defense Attaché with women militaries. (State Dept. Images)
    OSC Organizes a Series of Military Activities

    During the last week of February 2014, the Embassy's Office of Security Cooperation organized a DIILS training on the rule of law for 2,000 new recruits of the DRC army and the inauguration of English labs in military academies in two DRC cities (Kinshasa and Kananga), as well as an all-female civil military operations(CMO) training.  

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